STRATEGY PANEL: FEDERAL LIBERALS RELEASING FISCAL UPDATE TODAY
Libby Znaimer is joined by Karen Stintz, CEO of Variety Village, John Capobianco, Senior Vice President & Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard HighRoad, and Charles Sousa, the former Minister of Finance for Ontario and MPP for Mississauga South.
In the news: The federal Liberal government is releasing its fiscal update today as opposition parties call on the government to do something about inflation and the cost of living. Meanwhile, Ottawa is threatening retaliatory tariffs against U.S. over a dispute about electric vehicle tax credit.
OMICRON IN ONTARIO: WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR
Libby Znaimer today is joined by Dr. Jeff Kwong, an epidemiologist and professor at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health.
In the news: Kingston has implemented restrictions amid the threat of the Omicron variant, which health experts say is soon to become the dominant strain in Ontario. Should the rest of the province follow suit? And, how else is Omicron different from its Delta variant predecessor. Today, the province reported 1,429 COVID-19 cases, with 385 in hospital and 162 people in the ICU
LTC SURVEY: 76 PERCENT OF RESPONDENTS WOULD OPT FOR NON-PROFIT CARE IN PROVINCE
Libby Znaimer is joined by Lisa Levin, CEO of AdvantAge Ontario.
According to a new Leger Poll conducted on behalf of AdvantAge Ontario, 76-percent of respondents said they’d like to see more not-for-profit homes being built in Ontario. Lisa explains the results in further detail and reacts to news that long-term care could see new restrictions amid the threat of Omicron.